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Itinerary
Stroll. Learn. Nosh. Now, you can explore an up-and-coming hip neighborhood that's rich in history and stacked with infamously famous eats. As you walk and talk, you will learn about the pushcart culture of the early 1900s, see the oldest synagogue in the U.S. For Eastern Europeans, and the Tenement Museum.Learn the history of tenements all while eating some of the most delicious food the city has to offer. The tour lasts about three hours with a minimum of seven stops. By the way, this is a great tour to go on if you're dairy free! Locations visited, Yonah Schimmel Knish, Russ and Daughters, Economy Candy, Pickle Guys, Kossar's Bialys, Doughnut Plant, Katz's Deli.
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Lower East Side
Nice Guy Tours
Overview
Explore the food and history of the Lower East Side on a small-group 3-hour walking tour. Stop at seven mouth-watering food destinations for tastings and take in the neighborhood's rich history as you pass by the Tenement Museum and other landmarks. Your local guide shares stories about this famous part of Manhattan as you stroll at a leisurely pace. You'll have plenty of time for tastings at legendary spots that serve up both sweet and savory treats, including knishes, bialy, and pickles.
Highlights
  • 3-hour Lower East Side walking and food tasting tour in Manhattan
  • Visit seven eateries for tastings
  • Learn about classic foods from Eastern European Jewish and other immigrant traditions
  • Stop by the Tenement Museum and learn about immigrant life in New York City since the 19th century
  • Hear from the guide about the history of the Lower East Side
  • Includes guide, walking tour, and food samples
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great tour

Great food tour, there was all sorts of great nyc food just as you'd expect. Dante was a super knowledgeable and laid back guide. Thanks for the bonkers time! Dave

Thank dave f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
We had a great time!

It’s called Nice Guy Tours because Dante is truly one of the nicest guys you’ll ever meet. We loved every second of this tour and at every place he took us the food was delicious! Thank you for an excellent time in NYC, Dante! This...More

Thank Kyra H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing food tour!

Dante’s Lower East Side tour was truly excellent and a fantastic way to spend my friend’s birthday. Dante is patient, knowledge, fun and warm. The food stops were all incredible - and we certainly left very full!

Thank Blake-aaron
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome food tour hosted by the best tour leader

Had a fantastic morning food tour of the lower east side visiting interesting, historical, and diverse eateries hosted by Dante. Dante knows the neighborhoods intimately, but more importantly he knows the owners and people intimately allowing them to share their stories and history. The food...More

Thank kotoyebe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Filled to the gills with delicious foods and delightful companionship.

Dante was a perfect host and teacher. We couldn’t have had a better guide for our gastronomic adventures in the lower east side.

Thank laurelljm57
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Yes, we sat at every spot but the final one. Not a taxing tour at all. I recommend it.
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